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Aerial Views Collection (#3)

England's heritage from the air

295 Items

Background imageAerial Views Collection: The Needles EPW000793

The Needles EPW000793
THE NEEDLES, Isle of Wight. Early aerial view of this famous landmark of chalk stacks rising out of the sea, culminating in the Needles Lighthouse (1859). Photographed in April 1920

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Cherhill Down, Wiltshire N072067

Cherhill Down, Wiltshire N072067
CHERHILL DOWN, Wiltshire. General aerial view showing the obelisk, hillfort (Oldbury Castle) and white horse

Background imageAerial Views Collection: West Pier Brighton EAW022258

West Pier Brighton EAW022258
WEST PIER, Brighton. First built in 1866 as Brightons second pier, to bring holidaymakers to Brighton by steamer. The pier head was extended and a pavilion added in 1893

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Cliffords Tower, York 1926 EPW016071

Cliffords Tower, York 1926 EPW016071
CLIFFORDs TOWER, York, North Yorkshire. An aerial view taken in 1926 showing the castle area occupied by the nineteenth century prison

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Silchester Roman City Walls N040047

Silchester Roman City Walls N040047
SILCHESTER ROMAN CITY WALLS, Hampshire. Aerial view

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Pickering Castle 1953 EAW050707

Pickering Castle 1953 EAW050707
PICKERING CASTLE, North Yorkshire. Aerial view, 15th July 1953. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Tattershall Castle 1951 EAW035005

Tattershall Castle 1951 EAW035005
TATTERSHALL CASTLE, Lincolnshire. Aerial view of the tower and moats, 20th March 1951. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Elstree Studios 1928 EPW021912

Elstree Studios 1928 EPW021912
ELSTREE STUDIOS, Shenley Road, Borehamwood. Aerial view. Premises of British International Pictures Ltd. Photographed in July 1928. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Arbor Low Stone Circle N070641

Arbor Low Stone Circle N070641
ARBOR LOW STONE CIRCLE, Derbyshire. Aerial view of neolithic monument

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Avebury Stone Circle N070083

Avebury Stone Circle N070083
AVEBURY STONE CIRCLE, Wiltshire. Aerial view

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Carisbrooke Castle Keep N072048

Carisbrooke Castle Keep N072048
CARISBROOKE CASTLE, Isle of Wight. Aerial view of the motte and keep

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Kenwood House N090559

Kenwood House N090559
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. Exterior view. Aerial view of the south front, from the south east, with surrounding parkland

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Garrison Walls, St Marys, Isles of Scilly N100218

Garrison Walls, St Marys, Isles of Scilly N100218
GARRISON WALLS, St Mary s, Isles of Scilly. Aerial view showing Garrison and Hugh Town from the South

Background imageAerial Views Collection: West Kennet Long Barrow N072012

West Kennet Long Barrow N072012
WEST KENNET LONG BARROW, Avebury, Wiltshire. Aerial view

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Burgh Castle N090547

Burgh Castle N090547
BURGH CASTLE, Norfolk. Aerial view of Classis Britannica " Saxon Shore" fort

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Bramber Castle N072005

Bramber Castle N072005
BRAMBER CASTLE, West Sussex. Aerial view

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Appuldurcombe House N072004

Appuldurcombe House N072004
APPULDURCOMBE HOUSE, Isle of Wight. Aerial view

Background imageAerial Views Collection: GWR Works, Swindon, 1920 epw000924

GWR Works, Swindon, 1920 epw000924
GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY WORKS, Swindon. Aerial view photographed May 1920. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Reculver Towers and Roman Fort N080988

Reculver Towers and Roman Fort N080988
RECULVER TOWERS AND ROMAN FORT, Kent. Aerial view of Roman Regulbium, a Saxon Shore fort and naval base for the Classis Britannica - the Roman fleet based in Britain

Background imageAerial Views Collection: River Tyne 1935 EPW048817

River Tyne 1935 EPW048817
Aerial view of the Tyne River looking towards Tynemouth and Jarrow, August 1935. Lots of shipping in the river and in dock. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Grimsby Docks 1933 EPW042806

Grimsby Docks 1933 EPW042806
GRIMSBY DOCKS, Lincolnshire. Aerial view, August 1933. This view shows Alexandra Dock, with the Victoria Mills, a moored sailing barge and Corporation Bridge to the right

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Fort Dunlop EPW026942

Fort Dunlop EPW026942
FORT DUNLOP, Birmingham. May 1929. Aerial view. Headquarters of Dunlop Rubber, a famous tyre manufacturer, established in 1917. At one time this was the largest factory in the world

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Blackpool in 1920 EPW002080

Blackpool in 1920 EPW002080
BLACKPOOL TOWER, Lancashire. Aerial view taking in the tower, the sea front and beach, the Winter Gardens and the big wheel in July 1920

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Richborough Roman Fort N070696

Richborough Roman Fort N070696
RICHBOROUGH ROMAN FORT, Sandwich, Kent. Aerial view. Richborough, or Rutupiae was known to be a major naval base This shows the triple ditch defences of the early 3rd century fort surrounding

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Eltham Palace N060969

Eltham Palace N060969
ELTHAM PALACE, Greenwich, London. Aerial view of Eltham Palace in 2006 showing the medieval Great Hall and the adjoining ranges built by the Courtaulds

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Chequers 24786_037

Chequers 24786_037
CHEQUERS, Buckinghamshire. Aerial view. Tudor mansion which is the official country residence of British Prime Ministers since 1921

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Chequers 24786_035

Chequers 24786_035
CHEQUERS, Buckinghamshire. Aerial view. Tudor mansion which is the official country residence of British Prime Ministers since 1921

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Modern urban development 24624_020

Modern urban development 24624_020
READING, Berkshire. Aerial view. A development of modern executive flats off Kenavon Drive near to the London-Bristol main line

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Liverpool, 1946 EAW001911

Liverpool, 1946 EAW001911
LIVERPOOL. Aerial view, 12th July 1946, showing the area around the five way junction of Duke Street, Hanover Street and Paradise Street (the former Sailors Home, now demolished)

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Birkenhead in 1920 EPW004029

Birkenhead in 1920 EPW004029
BIRKENHEAD, Merseyside, August 1920. Aerial view. Prominent in the foreground are Queens Buildings with St James Church on its roundabout and Corporation Street

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Lydd Military Training Camp EPW000066

Lydd Military Training Camp EPW000066
LYDD TRAINING CAMP, Kent. Aerial view. This photograph from February 1920 indicates the extent of the First World War barracks

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Don Valley Stadium 20654_006

Don Valley Stadium 20654_006
DON VALLEY STADIUM, Sheffield. Aerial view. This athletics stadium was completed in 1990 to help host the World Student Games of 1991 and is home of the City of Sheffield Athletics Club

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Crystal Palace after the fire 1936 rhw11521_h6133

Crystal Palace after the fire 1936 rhw11521_h6133
CRYSTAL PALACE, Sydenham Hill, London. View of the remains of the Crystal Palace after the fire in November 1936. Although 89 fire engines and over 400 firemen attended the blaze

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Aintree racecourse, Liverpool 20434_011

Aintree racecourse, Liverpool 20434_011
AINTREE RACECOURSE, Liverpool, Merseyside. Opened in 1829 for horse racing on the flat, steeplechasing was officially introduced in 1839, when the first Grand National was run at Aintree

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Lords Cricket Ground 24418_032

Lords Cricket Ground 24418_032
LORDS CRICKET GROUND, St Johns Wood, London. Founded on this site in 1814 the " Home of Cricket" is owned by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Crystal Palace Athletics Stadium 24406_016

Crystal Palace Athletics Stadium 24406_016
NATIONAL SPORTS CENTRE, Crystal Palace Park, London. The National Sports Centre opened in 1964 as the home of UK athletics

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Motorway junction N071919

Motorway junction N071919
BROADSPRING WOOD, Fulmer, Buckinghamshire. Aerial view. Junction 1A on the M40 joining the M25 motorway between Uxbridge and Gerrards Cross

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Cerne Abbas Giant 26127_047

Cerne Abbas Giant 26127_047
CERNE ABBAS GIANT, Dorset, in the care of the National Trust. Aerial view. The giants origin is uncertain, although one theory is that he was cut to represent " Englands Hercules"

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Clun 24753_041

Clun 24753_041
CLUN, Shropshire. Aerial view of the countryside. A small town nestling in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The remains of Clun Castle can be made out to the right of the town

Background imageAerial Views Collection: RFA Lyme Bay 24688_016

RFA Lyme Bay 24688_016
ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY LYME BAY L3007. Aerial view of one of the Royal Navys amphibious assault vessels (Bay Class landing ship dock), moored alongside at Portland Harbour

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Motorway Services 1961 EAW094297

Motorway Services 1961 EAW094297
M1 MOTORWAY. Aerial view of the motorway and the service station at Newport Pagnell, after opening to all traffic in 1960

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Liverpool Pierhead 1964 EAW133857

Liverpool Pierhead 1964 EAW133857
PIER HEAD, Liverpool. Aerial photograph of the Princes Dock and Princes Landing Stage, with the Three Graces beyond in July 1964

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Brodsworth Main Colliery EPW012843

Brodsworth Main Colliery EPW012843
BRODSWORTH MAIN COLLIERY, Adwick-le-Street, South Yorkshire. Aerial photograph taken in May 1925. The Colliery was opened in 1905 and closed in 1990

Background imageAerial Views Collection: China Clay works, Cornwall EAC281617

China Clay works, Cornwall EAC281617
ST AUSTELL, Cornwall. Aerial photograph showing the China Clay works. Photographed in 1974. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Stonehenge and The Avenue N070631

Stonehenge and The Avenue N070631
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. Oblique aerial view including Stonehenge and The Avenue

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Hurst Castle N071873

Hurst Castle N071873
HURST CASTLE, Hampshire. Aerial view of the castle showing its position on the spit

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Stonehenge aerial view, 1922 CCC_8561_73

Stonehenge aerial view, 1922 CCC_8561_73
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. Aerial view from 3000ft. Photographed 10th February 1922. From collection by O. G. S. Crawford. Some damage on original negative. SU1242_14

Background imageAerial Views Collection: Hurst Castle N071874

Hurst Castle N071874
HURST CASTLE, Hampshire. Aerial view of the castle showing its position on the spit



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